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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 493, 494-AUG. 5 , 1947 Appropriation au- thorized. August 5,1947 [S. 16611 [Public Law 366] Army-Navy-Public Health Service Medi- cal Officer Procure- ment Act of 1947. lease of property authorized under the provisions of this Act shall con- tain a provision that if and to the extent that such property is made taxable by State and local governments by Act of Congress, in such event the terms of such lease shall be renegotiated. SEc. 7 . There is authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. Approved August 5, 1947. [CHAPTER 494] AN ACT To provide additional inducements to physicians, surgeons, and dentists to make a career of the United States military, naval, and public health services, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Army-Navy-Public Health Service Medical Officer Pro- curement Act of 1947". TITLE I PAT OF PHrTSICANs, SURGEONS, AND DENTISTS 7U... l 11- SEo. 101. The Pay Readjustment Act of 1942 (56 Stat. 359), as Ante,pp .5% 92, l3 amended, is hereby further amended by inserting immediately after 12. , poAssa section 1 thereof the following new section: commnisioedoff "Soc. 1A. (a) The term 'commissioned officers', as used in this sec- tion, shall be interpreted to mean only (1) those commissioned officers of the Medical and Dental Corps of the Regular Army and Navy and commissioned medical and dental officers of the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service who are on active duty on the effective date of this section; (2) those officers who are hereafter commissioned in the Medical and Dental Corps of the Regular Army and Navy or as medical and dental officers of the Regular corps of the Public Health Service during the five-year period immediately following the effective date of this section; (3) such officers, now or hereafter commissioned in the Medical and Dental Corps of the Officers' Reserve Corps, the Naval Reserve, the National Guard, the Army of the United States, or as medical and dental officers of the Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service, who may, during the five-year period Immediately fol- lowing the effective date of this section, volunteer and be accepted for extended active duty of one year or longer; (4) general officers ap- pointed from the Medical and Dental Corps of the Reglar Army, the Officers' Reserve Corps, the National Guard, or the Army of the United States who are on active duty on the effective date of this sec- tion; (5) general officers who may hereafter be appointed from those officers of the Medical and Dental Corps of the Regular Army, the Officers' Reserve Corps, the National Guard, or the Army of the United States who are included in (1), (2), or (3) above. Additional pay for "(b) In addition to any pay, allowances, or emoluments that they are otherwise entitled to receive, commissioned officers as defined in subsection (a) of this section shall be entitled to pay at the rate of $100 per month for each month of active service following the date Nonincluaion. of enactment of this section: Provided, That such sum shall not be included in computing the amount of increase in pay authorized by any other provision of law or in computing retired pay: Provided Maximum. further, That the total amount which may be paid to any one officer under the authority contained in this section shall not exceed $36,000: 776 [61 STAT.